I would like to request to reopen this question:

An interjection/expression for expressing nostalgia

It is not in the review list anymore.

I also rephrased for re-consideration. There is an answer that fits, and fits for all contexts as well. I think it is a helpful question with a helpful answer.


Note: Also, I don't understand why it is closed as primarily opinion-based. You can explain that too. Even after I rephrased, is it still primarily opinion-based?

There can be common interjections (or expressions) used for nostalgia and I even gave an answer that is not primarily opinion based. And the question is put on hold and closed after I gave the answer.

  • I think the question was properly closed. It asks for an interjection, not an expression. And the only credible candidate (Ah!) can also be used in so many other contexts (surprise, pain, delight, disgust, sympathy, etc.) that it's barely worth even flagging up in the first place. – FumbleFingers May 21 '14 at 21:16
  • What about my answer? – 0.. May 21 '14 at 22:16
  • Also we can modify it to "expression" if it is going to make it any better. Though interjections can be an expression too. – 0.. May 21 '14 at 22:18
  • @FumbleFingers - we've allowed questions about interjections before: thank God, mother of God, God forbid, and many more that I remember. Those didn't seem OT. – anongoodnurse May 22 '14 at 8:33
  • @ermanen: I personally never closevoted in the first place, but I if I'd seen it with 3-4 closevotes already I almost certainly would have done. On the other hand, if it had asked for an "expression" rather than an "interjection", I probably wouldn't have done (other expressions, such as "Good times!", come to mind). So yes - in exactly this context, that small change would have made a difference to me (if I'd been involved! :) – FumbleFingers May 22 '14 at 17:59
  • @Fumble: I re-edited the question to get your vote :) – 0.. May 22 '14 at 19:06
  • You sly dog! :) I scrupulously never said I would vote to reopen - only that in the hypothetical case that I'd come across the question with 3-4 closevotes before it was originally closed, the interjection/expression distinction would have been enough to tip the balance for me. But I never felt that strongly about it, and it obviously bothers you, so I've voted to reopen. – FumbleFingers May 22 '14 at 20:08
  • It is re-opened. Thanks for the support everyone! – 0.. May 23 '14 at 0:21

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